grief

Deathbed Diary: Being Me

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that

Killer Titz | January 6, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Emily Postmodern: #Mourning In The Time Of Social Media

What can we learn from the Victorians?

Julianna Rose Dow | November 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

One Day Less: I’m Dying, What’s Your Excuse For Being An Asshole?

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that

Killer Titz | September 17, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 10 Things I’ve Learned About Grief To Help Get You Through

 

A little over a year ago, my dad died very unexpectedly, something I’ve written about a lot on this site. As time has gone on, the nature…

Claire Hannum | September 16, 2015 - 10:20 am

Dater X: Life Support

It’s been a hell of a week.

Dater X 3.0 | September 9, 2015 - 12:00 pm

This Lovely Video Offers A Tender Look At Life And Grief

Who knew a video about balls of yarn could be so emotional?

Claire Hannum | June 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

It’s Time To Cry: Girl Writes Balloon Letter To Late Dad, Kind Strangers Reply

Since Ashlynn Marracino’s dad died of a brain aneurysm in 2010, the 16-year-old has had a tradition of writing him a letter on his birthday, January 6. This year, she…

Claire Hannum | January 15, 2015 - 1:30 pm

On My First Christmas Without My Dad

When I headed back home to Michigan for the first Christmas since my dad’s death, I didn’t expect it to get difficult until the holiday actually arrived. Since I got…

Claire Hannum | December 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

I Can’t Run For A While, So What Do I Do Now? Advice Please!

I love the natural high of exercise. To me, it serves as a kind of pseudo anti-depressant* that puts me in an instant good mood, and I like to alternate…

Claire Hannum | October 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

11 Pieces Of Advice I’ve Received About Grief Since My Dad’s Death

On the first Saturday of August, I woke up to a perfectly sunny sky and the news that my vibrant, youthful dad had abruptly passed away of a heart attack…

Claire Hannum | August 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

On The Matter Of Mattering In The Aftermath Of A Parent’s Death

It has been five-and-a-half months since my dad died and yet it sometimes feels like it hasn’t hit me yet. Even though his ashes are sitting in a box in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2013 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: This House Is Not Just A House & Other Thoughts On My Dad’s Death

In the few days following my dad’s passing a few weeks ago, I received flowers from friends and coworkers, endless phone calls, emails and Facebook messages expressing condolences, and more…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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